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CBU receives national ranking for online programs for veterans

Friday, May 30th, 2014
Issue 22, Volume 18.
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RIVERSIDE – California Baptist Universityís online programs have earned the No. 13 spot in the 2013 Best Online Bachelorís Degree Programs for Veterans rankings by†U.S. News & World Report.†

For the first time, CBU Online was also ranked 28th for CBU Onlineís graduate business program and 34th for CBU Onlineís graduate education degree.

CBU entered the online education market in the spring of 2010 with programs offered by the universityís Division of Online and Professional Studies. CBU now offers 158 majors/concentrations and 41 masterís degrees and serves more than 3,100 students online throughout the United States.

To help veterans choose a quality online program,†U.S. News†has launched its annual rankings of the Best Online Programs for Veterans, according to its website. All of the ranked programs belong to institutions that are certified for the G.I. Bill and participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, two federal initiatives that help veterans reduce the cost of school.†

"Iím pleased to announce that once again that we have been ranked by U.S. News as a Best Online Programs for Veterans," said Dr. David Poole, vice president for online and professional studies at CBU.†"What is different this year is we were not only ranked in the bachelorís category (#13th†nationally), but also in graduate business (28th†nationally), and graduate education (#34th nationally).†To take it one step further, faculty credentials and training rank was #8 for bachelorís and #3 for education.†This is a strong testament to the exemplary efforts of faculty who have put together exceptional programs and staff who do an outstanding job of providing superior customer service to our veteran population."

Also named by†G.I. Jobs†magazine as a 2014 Military Friendly School, CBU offers accelerated degree completion programs, with classes accessible fully online or in a hybrid format (virtual and synchronous) at educational service centers near some of Californiaís largest military bases. Courses begin every eight weeks and faculty is committed to student academic, professional and spiritual success. ††

For more information on the U.S. News Top Online Programs for Veterans rankings, visit



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